All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Many are bars so check if under age. If you can’t drink you might be able to eat there.
Prospect Park Art with 7,000 pinwheels until July 15, between 11 am and 7 pm.
Tuesday, July 11: The Art of Spider-Man, Society of Illustrators, 11 am, free-$15.
Tour of Gracie Mansion, Manhattan, 10-10:50 am.
The Arcades: Contemporary Art and philosopher Walter Benjamin at the Jewish Museum, free-$15, at 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, Manhattan.
Wednesday, July 12: Free swing dance lessons 6:30 pm and music 7 pm at the Grand Army Plaza Central Library courtyard.
NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board, 6:30 pm. Community leaders, NYPD officials, and members of the public discuss on civilian oversight of police. Medgar Evers Oasis Beacon Program at PS 323, 210 Chester St. between Sutter and Blake Avenues. #IStandUpFor Showcase, 7 pm, 21+, $15. Bustle’s Comedy In Real Life showcases female voices in comedy. With Lane Moore, Emma Willmann, Blair Socci, and more, with all proceeds benefiting Girls Write Now. Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave. at Havemeyer Street. Sean Patton, 8 pm, $10 ($8 in advance). Experience yhr comedian’s story of navigating heartbreak, surviving a natural disaster, and celebrating the one thing that unites us all: human flaw. Union Hall, 702 Union St. at Fifth Avenue. Literary Death Match, 8:05 pm, $15 ($12 in advance). Part literary event, part comedy show, part game show, Literary Death Match brings together four of today’s finest writers to compete in an edge-of-your-seat read-off critiqued by three celebrity judges, and concluded by a slapstick showdown to decide the ultimate champion. Bell House, 149 Seventh St. at Third Avenue.